Gloria Bolz

Obituary of Gloria Lee Bolz

Age 78, of Morris, IL and formerly of Joliet, IL, passed peacefully, Monday, November 6, 2023 at Lightways Hospice Home of Joliet.

Gloria was born on July 19, 1945 in Evarts, Kentucky to the late Eula Mae (Cox) and Charles Hampton.

She enjoyed being outside when she was able and loved bird watching and feeding them. She also had a love for animals, primarily dogs, but loved them all.

Gloria was the loving wife of 47 years to the late Kenneth L. “Dutch” Bolz; beloved mother of Dianna (Fernando) Lerma of Morris, Kenneth L. Bolz Jr. of Joliet and William (Stacy) Bolz of Plainfield; proud grandmother of Laurie (Steve) Day, the late Jennifer (Conrad) Stanley; Kendall and Carter Bolz; proud great-grandmother to Brady Day, Logan Stanley, Scarlett Day and Lillian Stanley.

She was the last surviving sibling of six children born into the Hampton family.

Services for Gloria Lee Bolz were held privately on Thursday, November 16, 2023 with interment near her beloved “Dutch” at Woodlawn Memorial Park.

For more information please call (815) 741-5500 or visit her Memorial Tribute at where you can share a favorite memory or leave a condolence.

A Memorial Tree was planted for Gloria
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Fred C. Dames Funeral Homes - Joliet